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Erwins host annual Herb Fair

The grand finale of Adams County's festival season, the Wheat Ridge Olde Thyme Herb Fair and Harvest Festival, is expected to draw thousands of tourists to the county this weekend. Hosted by Herb and Kim Erwin on their 110-acre Grindstone Farm, the fair will feature over 150 vendors and crafts people, classes, entertainment, and fresh food, in addition to thousands of pumpkins of various shapes and sizes – some of which will be launched from the Erwin's giant pumpkin cannon.

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Hayes sentenced

Joshua Hayes, the former Manchester police officer convicted last week on 45 counts of improperly and illegally using law enforcement databases to collect information on individuals for his own personal use, will serve 180 days in the Adams County Jail. Additionally, he is required to complete 180 hours of community service and pay $5,000 in fines.

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Sisters Lucy and Annette Braun devoted their lives to illuminating nature

Sisters Lucy and Annette Braun at Beechwood Camp in Hueston Woods, Ohio, in 1910. photo/Courtesy of W.S. Turrell Herbarium, Miami University by Elissa Yancey Photos by Lisa Ventre, and courtesy of the Cincinnati Museum Center and the W.S. Turrell Herbarium at Miami University ecades before two University of Cincinnati alumnae became the groundbreaking women STEM researchers known around the globe for their passion for nature and conservation, they spent happy childhood days scrambling into a horse-drawn streetcar that took them from their home in Walnut Hills to the forested wilds of Rose Hill in Avondale.

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Manchester residents forming neighborhood watch group

A rash of robberies in the village of Manchester has prompted residents to take action they hope will make their town a safer place. “People are uneasy and they're ready to take back their village,” says Joey Darnell, who along with Annissa Cooper is spearheading an effort to form a neighborhood watch group.

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Stephen R Fetters

Stephen Ray Fetters, 61 years of Peebles, passed away Friday September 29, 2017 at his residence. Steve was born June 10, 1956 in Adams County, OH., the son of the late Clarence E. and Thelma Marie Fetters.

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People First of Adams County continue their outstanding community work

On Sept. 14, the People First of Adams County Self-Advocacy group presented checks at Venture Productions to both The Adams County Medical Foundation for the Dr. Bruce Ashley Scholarship Fund, accepting were Sharon Ashley and Sherry Stout, and to the Adams County Arts Council, accepting was Betsy Miskell.

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Peebles hosts 50th Old Timera s Days Festival

The 2017 Old Timer's Days Queen Pageant was held on Thursday, Sept. 14 and pictured above is the royalty for this year.

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A call to action: Find a need and fill it

Front row, from left, : Leeann Puckett, ACHWC Chairperson, GE-Peebles Test Operation; Debbie Ryan, Adams County Creating Healthy Communities Program Coordinator; Justine Kremin, Monarch Meadows; Liz Lafferty, Adams County Board of Developmental Disabilities; Beverly Mathias, Adams County Health Department; Sharon Lightner, DP&L and Killen Stations; and Dane Clark, GE-Peebles Test Operation; Back row, from left, Jo Hanson, First State Bank; Holly Johnson, Adams County Economic and Community Development; Justin McGowan, Eagle Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Carrie Fuller, Peebles Elementary School; Michael Parks, Church 180; Valerie Swayne, Ohio Valley Schools GRADS Program; Marsha McCormick, OSU Extension-Adams County; and Anna Adams, OSU Extension-Adams County.

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In Winchester, everything coming up vegetables

Pictured above are Joe Spurlock and Len Stapleton from the Winchester Church of Christ in Christian Union Community Garden Committee. These men spearheaded a committee to develop a community garden in Winchester, complete with 21 raised garden beds for community members to “adopt” for their own personal gardening use.

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Kathy Copas Hughes honors her fathera s legacy

Fans of old style country music who gathered at the village Community Center in Blue Creek for the ninth annual Cowboy Copas Memorial Concert on Aug. 27 were in for a special treat when the iconic singer's daughter, Kathy Copas Hughes, showed up to honor her late father and visit with the people from his home town. Known as “the country gentleman of song”, Copas was a honky tonk singer and member of Nashville's Grand Ole Opry.

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